Klaus Kraemer


Sight and Life

Klaus Kraemer obtained his first degree and doctorate in nutritional sciences from the University of Giessen in Germany. He is currently Director of Sight and Life. Sight and Life is a not-for-profit nutrition think tank of DSM, which cares about the world’s most vulnerable populations, and exists to help improve their nutritional status. Acting as their advocates, Sight and Life guides original nutrition research, disseminates its findings and facilitates dialog to bring about positive change.

Klaus Kraemer has over 25 years of experience in research and advocacy in the field of health, bioavailability and safety of vitamins, minerals and carotenoids. Dr. Kraemer is editor of Sight and Life magazine, one of the most widely distributed scientific magazines on micronutrients and nutrition in the developing world. He serves on several professional societies dedicated to nutrition, vitamins, and antioxidants, is reviewer for a number of scientific journals, has published many peer-reviewed scientific articles, and co-edited 9 books. Dr. Kraemer was honoured for the dedication in the fight against micronutrient deficiencies in developing countries by the Micronutrient Forum and the Oxygen Club of California. Recently, he has been appointed member of the Flour Fortification Initiative Leaders Group and Steering Committees of the Micronutrient Forum, BOND (Biomarkers of Nutrition for Development) and the New York Academy of Sciences’ Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science.

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